Real Name:
James Clements
UK electronic music producer now residing in San Diego, USA.
Grew up in various parts of England, and started DJ while in school. First (demoed) productions written in 1997.
Started Covert Operations Recordings in 2000, and ran it until 2009. Currently running Auxiliary, started in 2010, Veil in 2012 and Diode in 2013.

ASC Discography


NUCD-003 ASC Environments(CD, Album) Nu-Directions NUCD-003 UK 2003 Sell This Version
TFRCD001 ASC Open Spaces(CD, Album) Testflight Recordings TFRCD001 US 2004 Sell This Version
THE3004 ASC Heights Of Perception(14xFile, Album) Thermal Recordings THE3004 US 2009
COVCD007 ASC The Astral Traveller(CD, Album) Covert Operations Recordings COVCD007 US 2009 Sell This Version
ASC Nothing Is Certain (Album) Nonplus Records US 2010 Sell This Version
ASC The Light That Burns Twice As Bright (Album) Silent Season Canada 2011 Sell This Version
ASC Out Of Sync (Album) Samurai Red Seal UK 2012 Sell This Version
ASC & Sam KDC ASC & Sam KDC - Decayed Society (Album) Auxiliary UK 2012 Sell This Version
ASC Time Heals All (Album) Silent Season Canada 2013 Sell This Version
ASC Truth Be Told (Album) Silent Season Canada 2014 Sell This Version
ASC Fervent Dream (Album) Silent Season Canada 2015 Sell This Version
ASC Imagine The Future (Album) Samurai Red Seal Germany 2015 Sell This Version
ASC Near Death (Album) Auxiliary Transmissions US 2016

Singles & EPs

ASC 2019 - The Nexus Spiral / Surface Tension Inperspective Records UK 2000 Sell This Version
ASC Lifeforce / Reverse Polarity / Chrysalis (Edit) Nu-Directions UK 1999 Sell This Version
ASC Cataclysm / Solemn Thoughts Nu-Directions UK 2001 Sell This Version
Pariah / Intersperse / ASC Pariah / Intersperse / ASC - Skyline / Search For Life / Equanimity / Network Looking Good Records UK 2001 Sell This Version
ASC Ethereal Images / Serenity Covert Operations Recordings UK 2000 Sell This Version
warm communications 001 ASC Silver Breeze / Resolution(12") Warm Communications warm communications 001 US 2001 Sell This Version
ASC / Intex Systems ASC / Intex Systems - Photosphere / Drum Track 1 (Burning Bridges) / Vitrisse Offshore Recordings US 2002 Sell This Version
TFR001 ASC Tenth Zone East / Mind Control(12") TestFlight Recordings TFR001 UK 2002 Sell This Version
inp005 ASC Windchime / Offworld Tides / Stature(12") Inperspective Records inp005 UK 2003 Sell This Version
ASC feat. Intex Systems / Sileni ASC feat. Intex Systems / Sileni - Drum Track 2 (The Venom ...) / Twitchy Droid Leg Offshore Recordings US 2004 Sell This Version
ASC System Shock / Static Shock Synaptic Plastic Canada 2004 Sell This Version
MSR01 ASC / Wizard (7) ASC / Wizard (7) - Black Steel / What Lies Beneath(12") Make:Shift Records MSR01 Canada 2004 Sell This Version

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March 7, 2016
Definately agree with the comments below! James Clements aka ASC, can do no wrong in my eyes. Every album he has produced since 2011 has been absolutely outstanding!! I only say from 2011 as I have no interest in the whole Drum n bass scene so I can't comment on productions prior to 2011.
His ambient releases on Silent Season are honestly some of the finest deep electronic music albums I have ever heard!!
Anyone new to this guys music should check out his double CD album - "Time Heals All" on the fine Silent Season label....utter genius!!!


February 28, 2016
Hands down the most genuinely exciting person making music right now. It's just downright fun to see what he will come out with next. Man warps and creates new forms seemingly at will. A pleasure to come along for the ride.


June 8, 2011
This guy is rapidly becoming one of the most important names in electronic music. I'm not a massive fan of his older, more conventional drum 'n bass material, but in the last couple of years Clements has found an outlet for a much more ambient and experimental direction. Obviously the hype centres around his role in the Autonomic sound, but that's just the tip of the iceberg. Melding ambient and IDM with drum 'n bass, dubstep, techno and a huge obsession with science fiction culture and philosophy, ASC is making some of the most cutting edge music around that still evokes the spaced-out futurism that has defined so much of electronic music for the past 40 years.

Check out the Sci Fi Files EPs on Covert Operations for the more utopic side or his work on new label Auxiliary for a darker vision of the future. His masterpiece, though, is the astonishing Research And Development album under the alias Intex Systems. This album came out in 2006 and yet Clements had to wait four more years for anyone outside the drum 'n bass scene to wake up and realise his talent. It may not be that much longer before we come to regard him as one of the great electronic musicians of the last 20 years.

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